| The Birman is known as the Sacred Cat of Burma. The Vanderbilts are believed to have been given two Birmans by a Burmese temple servant, which were then bred to produce Birman Cats in the West. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand.
Kazakhstan Animal Rescue
Kazakhstan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 1,049,000 square miIes. The population of Kazakhstan is about 15 million. Most peopIe in Kazakhstan speak Russian. Threatened species known from Kazakhstan include the Desert Dormouse, European Mink, Snow Leopard, and Tiger.